Blockchain Association for Finance

The Blockchain Association for Finance is a nonprofit organization bringing together financial actors to improve compliance and administrative exchanges thanks to technology.


The Blockchain Association for Finance contributes to the evolution of the financial industry by fostering discussions between key players and proposing standards around the use of blockchain. More specifically, it intends to help market participants define ways and tools to securely and efficiently share information leveraging distributed ledger technology. Practically, it also provides general governance and management rules to and among the users of the Wecan Comply platform which allows custody banks and external asset managers exchange information.

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The purpose of the Association is to:

Ensure that the Platform is in line with the needs of its Members.

Determine and improve the common standards for the onboarding of notably external asset managers.

Determine and decide on the necessary common development, improvement, additional specification or common functionality of the Platform.

Follow regulatory changes in order to ensure the compliance of the Platform with the laws and rules into force.

Organize workshops with experts and among the Members, notably regarding regulatory developments.

Ensure the Platform continuity as per a service agreement agreed upon between the Association and the Platform’s provider.

Board Members

Michael Chaille

Michael Chaille


Executive Director, Asset & Wealth Management Consulting - Alpha FMC

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Cédric Haenni

Cédric Haenni


COO - Pictet Asset Services

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Benoit Barbereau

Benoit Barbereau

Group COO - Edmond de Rothschild

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Sébastien Capt

Sébastien Capt

CEO - Prime Partners

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Laurent Pellet

Laurent Pellet

Global Head of EAM - Lombard Odier

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Martin Suter

Martin Suter

BAF Board Liaison - Julius Bär

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Amelie Janssens de Bisthoven

Amelie Janssens de Bisthoven

Head of Business Intelligence - NS Partners

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Markus von Holzen

Markus von Holzen

Dep. Managing Partner - Clarus Capital Group AG

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Member banks

Pictet Asset Service
Bank Lombard Odier & Co. Ltd
Edmond de Rothschild SA
Gonet & Cie SA
Hyposwiss Private Bank Geneve SA
Banque Internationale Luxembourg
Mirabaud & Cie SA
Banque Cramer & Cie SA
Syz group
Banque Héritage
Julius Bär



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